Type: Yeast • Packet: Dry
Species: Saccharomyces cerevisiae
LalBrew Windsor ale yeast is a true English strain that produces a balanced fruity aroma and imparts a slight fresh yeasty flavor. Beers created with Windsor are usually described as full-bodied, fruity English ales. Brewers choose LalBrew Windsor to produce beers that range from Pale Ale to Porter with moderate alcohol levels and the flavor and aroma characteristics of the best traditional ales.
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Brewing Properties of LalBrew Windsor
The functional properties of brewing yeasts have a direct impact on the performance, quality and economics of the resulting beer.
The alcohol tolerance determines the ABV at which yeast cells go dormant and stop fermenting.
Attenuation refers to the percentage of sugars converted to alcohol and carbon dioxide, as measured by specific gravity.
Flocculation refers to the tendency of yeast to form clumps called "flocs" that drop in order to make the beer clear.
The optimal temperature is the range in which the yeast performs best without putting off any off-flavors. Pitching the yeast into wort usually happens at the low end of the temperature range.
Comparable Beer Yeasts
If you cannot find LalBrew Windsor anywhere, you can substitute one of the following yeasts for a similiar result.
Common Beer Styles using LalBrew Windsor
These are the most popular beer styles that make use of the LalBrew Windsor yeast:
Pale Ale, Milds, Bitters, Irish Reds, English Brown Ales, Porters & Sweet Stouts
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